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June 25, 2000 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two more security breaches involving classified data have been found at the Energy Department's beleaguered Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, government officials said Saturday. In the first, a pair of floppy computer disks containing sensitive nuclear information were missing for 24 hours last week before they were found attached to a paper report in another secured area, officials reported. The second breach involved an unlocked storage room door.
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June 25, 2000 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two more security breaches involving classified data have been found at the Energy Department's beleaguered Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, government officials said Saturday. In the first, a pair of floppy computer disks containing sensitive nuclear information were missing for 24 hours last week before they were found attached to a paper report in another secured area, officials reported. The second breach involved an unlocked storage room door.
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BUSINESS
March 18, 1985
The Commerce Department is proposing to liberalize regulations covering the sale of some types of U.S.-made computers and scientific instruments to the Soviet Union and other Communist countries. Under the proposal, the department would remove controls on certain U.S. exports if similar goods are already being sold to Communist countries "in such quantities that controlling them would no longer improve the United States' national security."
NATIONAL
September 22, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
A plane bound for Washington from London was diverted to Bangor after passenger Yusuf Islam -- formerly known as pop singer Cat Stevens -- showed up on a U.S. watch list, federal officials said. United Airlines Flight 919 was en route to Dulles International Airport when the match was made. "He was interviewed and denied admission to the United States on national security grounds," said Dennis Murphy, a Department of Homeland Security spokesman.
WORLD
March 7, 2004 | From Times Wire Services
Libya has sent to the United States all known remaining equipment linked to its nuclear weapons programs, along with longer-range missiles and launchers, the White House said Saturday. A ship containing 500 tons of equipment left Libya on Saturday and was on its way to an undisclosed site in the United States, National Security Council spokesman Sean McCormack said.
BUSINESS
April 5, 1988 | United Press International
Japanese industrial machinery manufacturers Monday denied a claim by the American plastics industry that rising imports of injection molding machines are threatening the United States' national security. The denial followed the Jan. 11 filing of a petition against Japanese and European manufacturers by the Society of the Plastics Industry under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962.
NEWS
February 27, 1989 | From Associated Press
John Tower's pledge to swear off alcohol if approved as defense secretary left two undecided Senate Democrats unmoved today and pledging they will go over all evidence on the nominee's character before deciding how to vote. A third Democratic senator considered by some a swing vote, Bob Graham of Florida, said he is leaning against the nomination despite Tower's pledge. "I think it (the pledge) helps, but it's not just the drinking which is a problem to me," Graham said in Miami.
WORLD
September 26, 2007 | Hector Tobar, Times Staff Writer
Interior Minister Francisco Ramirez Acuña told a congressional hearing Tuesday that a series of sharp cutbacks at Mexico's top intelligence service has hindered authorities in their efforts against a leftist guerrilla group that has been bombing oil pipelines.
WORLD
November 6, 2002 | Maggie Farley, Times Staff Writer
UNITED NATIONS -- Missing: one soft-spoken, full-bearded Mauritian ambassador with independent views. Last seen leaving a Security Council meeting without throwing his full support behind the U.S. resolution on Iraq. May have run afoul of perceived American economic pressures in the diplomatic arena. Mauritius recalled its U.N.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 1992
President-elect Bill Clinton's decision to convene an economic summit soon is welcome news. Though the summit will be strictly a domestic affair, the unusual gathering will no doubt be closely monitored around the world. U.S. business and economic leaders will meet in Little Rock, Ark., to help Clinton flesh out his intriguing idea of establishing an Economic Security Council once he's in the White House.
NEWS
January 18, 1985 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, Times Staff Writer
President Reagan is set to certify that the conditions imposed by Congress for continuing tests of a new anti-satellite system have been met and the Pentagon is making plans to move ahead with its schedule of experiments on the weapon, Administration officials said Thursday. The President is expected to issue a statement around March 1 that would allow the Air Force to proceed with tests of the weapon against an object in space, according to White House and Pentagon officials.
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